New Translator Brings WBRV to FM Dial

BOONVILLE -- We're a bit late with this one: fans of the oldies music format on WBRV (900AM) can now get their classic hits fix on the FM side of the dial.  It's all thanks to Flack Broadcasting's planned acquisition of an FM translator signal no longer needed by North Country Public Radio.

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No More "North Country Classics" on The Moose

BOONVILLE/LOWVILLE -- Looks like "The Moose" (WBRV/WLLG) is scaling back on local programming.  Mike Szewil from CNY TV News says he was listening when host George Harrington recently announced the final edition of "North Country Classics."  Harrington had the 1-3pm shift since former host Kenny Youngs died earlier this year.  The Moose, owned by Flack […]

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Froggy Still Tops in Watertown

WATERTOWN -- The Spring 2009 Arbitron ratings for the Watertown market are out, and the "public" Persons 12+ numbers show Stephens Media Group's Froggy 97 (WFRY) maintaining a very comfortable lead over the competition.

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Utica-Rome Ratings: Lite 98.7 Falls to #2

UTICA-ROME -- The Arbitron Persons 12+ numbers for the Fall 2008 ratings period are out.  Regent's Big Frog 104 (WFRG) and Lite 98.7 (WLZW) still own the top 2 ranks, but the duo traded ranks as Lite loses nearly 3 ratings points since the spring.

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Longtime WBRV Host Kenny Youngs Dies

BOONVILLE -- Kenny Youngs, longtime host of the "Afternoon Jamboree" on WBRV, died this past Saturday.  He was 83 years old.

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